Airdrie RCMP Charges Man for Giving Drugs to Youths

Airdrie, Alberta – On March 19, 2017, Airdrie RCMP were dispatched to a complaint of a possible youth having overdosed on drugs. The youth was located and transported to hospital for further medical assessment where a full recovery was made.

Airdrie RCMP, in collaboration with Airdrie RCMP’s General Investigation Section, completed a thorough investigation. The investigation revealed that an adult male had given alcohol and cocaine to two youths inside a home. The male also tried to conceal the criminal act by extorting another person involved.

Shawn Milton Payne, 48 years old, of Red Deer is charged with:

  • Trafficking of a scheduled substance (cocaine) – 2 charges
  • Extortion
  • Obstruction of Justice

Airdrie RCMP would like to thank the public for coming forward with information to assist with this matter.

RCMP file: 2017-319927

Airdrie RCMP


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